Notary Public

The Cincinnati Bar Association serves as the administrator for all notaries public in Hamilton County, Ohio. A notary is a public officer of the state of Ohio, a position created by the state Legislature. As stated in Section 147.07 of the Ohio Revised Code, "a notary public may, throughout the state, administer oaths required or authorized by law; take and certify depositions; take and certify acknowledgment of deeds, mortgages, liens, powers of attorney and other instruments of writing; and receive, make and record notarial protests."

In order for a person to qualify to be appointed and commissioned a notary public in the state of Ohio, the person must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of the state of Ohio, of good moral character, pass a written examination and able to verify his or her identity.

Notary Exam Dates & Times:

January 10 @ 9:30 a.m.
January 31 @ 12 p.m.
February 7 @ 9:30 a.m.
March 7 @ 9:30 a.m.
April 4 @ 9:30 a.m.
May 2 @ 9:30 a.m.
June 6 @ 9:30 a.m.
July 11 @ 9:30 a.m.



For more information about serving as a notary public, please contact Karen Johnson at

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